The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Development Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Consultant
Rank 608 625 614
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 13 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.036% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.038% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 15
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £523 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Development Consultant in the job title.

Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK.

Development Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 13 £463 +8.82% 2
London +10 6 £450 +2.85% 1
South East +27 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
North West +4 1 £500 -4.76%
East of England - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Development Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Development Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
4 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 7 (20.59%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 7 (20.59%) MS Office
5 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) CIPD
6 6 (17.65%) Windows
6 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
7 5 (14.71%) Validation
7 5 (14.71%) e-Learning
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) Splunk
8 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
8 4 (11.76%) Analytics
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (11.76%) C
8 4 (11.76%) Java
9 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
9 3 (8.82%) Banking
9 3 (8.82%) Qualys

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
3 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.94%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Ant
1 2 (5.88%) Gradle
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) Maven
1 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) Django
1 1 (2.94%) EJB
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) J2EE
1 1 (2.94%) JSP
1 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (2.94%) Servlets
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) e-Learning
2 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) Validation
3 4 (11.76%) Analytics
3 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 4 (11.76%) Scrum
4 3 (8.82%) Coaching
4 3 (8.82%) Compliance Management
4 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (8.82%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) Data Privacy
6 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
1 4 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) CIPD
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) Graphite
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Terraform
2 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) MicroStrategy
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Splunk
4 3 (8.82%) Qualys
5 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.88%) Cognos
5 2 (5.88%) Informatica
5 2 (5.88%) Mercator
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) jBASE
6 1 (2.94%) Temenos